Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

45.89
0.06 / 0.13%
16.15m
11.03 %
0.3301
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Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 24, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 35 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Hold16
Underperform2
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Share price forecast

The 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 51.00, with a high estimate of 60.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a 11.14% increase from the last price of 45.89. View Full Financials

High+30.7 %60.00
Med+11.1 %51.00
Low-10.7 %41.00

Dividends

In 2014, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.16 USD, which represents a 4.10% increase over last year. The 27 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.21 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.45%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+4.10 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 21, 2015, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 2nd quarter 2015 earnings of 1.04 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 26 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 2nd quarter results by 14.29%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Oct 20, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+5.80 %

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2014 earnings of 3.35 per share on Jan 22, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+11.08 %
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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 2nd quarter 2015 revenues of 32.2240bn. This missed the 32.4542bn consensus estimate of the 22 analysts following the company. This was 2.35% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.63 %

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 127.0790bn. This was 5.42% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.50 %
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